Weed Control - Chemical, Mechanical, Herbicides

2015 Midwest Tree Fruit Spray Guide

  Revised annually, this guide provides spraying schedules for insect and disease pests of apple, pear, cherry, peach and plum trees. You will find safety tips, hints for figuring chemical application rates, and discussions about most pests that attack Missouri fruit trees. The guide's...
University of Arkansas
University of Illinois Extension
Purdue Extension
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment
University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service
University of Missouri and Missouri State University
Ohio State University Extension
University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service
Midwest Fruit Workers Group

Guía del Acolchado con Malla en Cítricos

El acolchado es una técnica muy antigua, consistente en cubrir el suelo de la plantación con diferentes tipos de materiales (restos vegetales del cultivo, plástico…) con el fin de proteger el cultivo y el suelo de los agentes atmosféricos, favorecer cosechas...
Francisco José Arenas Arenas
Aurea Hervalejo García
Estefanía Romero Rodríguez
Junta de Andalucía

Southeastern U.S. Vegetable Crop Handbook

  This handbook is comprised of up-to-the-minute, research-based information developed from research and Extension projects conducted throughout the Southeastern United States. The key idea behind this handbook is to provide you with a practical, single source resource that conveniently fits...
Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers (SEVEW) Group
Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers (SEVEW) Group

Efectos del Acolchado del Suelo con Malla Negra en el Cultivo de los Cítricos

El acolchado es una técnica muy antigua, consistente en cubrir el suelo de la plantación con diferentes tipos de materiales (restos vegetales del cultivo, plástico…) con el fin de proteger el cultivo y el suelo de los agentes atmosféricos, favorecer cosechas...
Francisco José Arenas Arenas
Aurea Hervalejo García
Estefanía Romero Rodríguez
Junta de Andalucía

Establishing Row-middle Ground Cover Options for High Density Apple Orchards in Western NY

Sod or grass is the most common row-middle ground cover in apple orchards in Western NY. Many different grasses and grass mixtures are available. The OVN-Mix (Orchard- Vineyard-Nursery Mix - 40% proprietary perennial rye grass, 30% creeping red fescue, 30% chewing fescue) is the most common g...
Mario Miranda Sazo
Deborah Breth
Elizabeth Tee
New York Fruit Quarterly

Adjuvants and the Power of the Spray Droplet

Why does a pesticide work well one time and not so well the next when everything seems the same? Variable weather could play a role. Or the pest could be less susceptible to the active ingredient. At other times, an inconsistent pesticide performance seems inexplicable. In many ways, pesticide...
Fred Whitford
Gregory Lindner
Bryan Young
Donald Penner
Jason Deveau
Douglas Linscott
Heping Zhu
Richard Zollinger
Eric Spandl
Bill Johnson
Kiersten Wise
Aaron Patton
Chuck Champion
Nick Harre
Norman Wagoner
Kevin Leigh Smith
Purdue University

Introduction to Coffee Management through Discovery Learning

An integrated pest management (IPM) system, or an integrated crop management (ICM) system can never be a prescriptive, ‘off the shelf’ package. A grower must look at all the options available to him or her and make an informed decision as to which measures to take. Because each farmer...
Martin Kimani
Tony Little
Janny G.M. Vos
CABI Bioscience

Herbicides Registered in Almonds in California

Charts & Tables: Susceptibility of Annual Broadleaf Weeds to Herbicides Registered in Almonds in California Susceptibility of Annual Grass and Perennial Weeds to Herbicides Registered in Almonds in California Performance of Preemergence Herbicides Performance of Postemergence...
Kurt Hembree
UC ANR

Weed Control Guide for Vegetable Crops

Profitable crop production depends on effective weed control. Weeds reduce crop yields by competing with crops for water, nutrients and light. Some weeds release toxins that inhibit crop growth, and others may harbor insects, diseases or nematodes that attack crops. Weeds often interfere with...
Bernard H. Zandstra
Michigan State University Extension Bulletin

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying horse or livestock manure, compost, hay, or grass clippings to the soil. The symptoms reported include poor seed germination; death of young plants; twisted, cupped, and elongated leaves; misshapen...
Jeanine Davis
Sue Ellen Johnson
Katie Jennings
North Carolina Cooperative Extension